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Ownership Transfer Upon Shipment Discharge

What happens when a shipment reaches its destination?

Ownership transfer occurs upon discharge.

Who is considered the ultimate consignee?

The person receiving the entire package is the ultimate consignee.

Is the ultimate consignee always the same as the final consignee?

Frequently, the ultimate consignee is the same as the final consignee.

What is the role of the ultimate consignee for foreign importers?

For foreign importers, the ultimate consignee must be a U.S. company.

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